2012–13 Writing Fellows
Ben Becker, Writing Fellow
I am a Ph.D. candidate in U.S. History (CUNY Graduate Center). I'm currently working on a dissertation proposal on the history of U.S. immigration policy in the late twentieth century. My minor is Latin American history, and I'm also interested in labor history and the civil rights movement. At Bronx Community College, I'm working with faculty in the History Department, and Writing Fellow Logan McBride to help expand and support WI courses through the construction of a Writing History eportfolio.
Chris Brandon, Writing Fellow
Bonjour! I'm working on a doctorate in French literature at the CUNY Graduate Center. My work primarily focuses on the seminal experiments by Stéphane Mallarmé and the visual revolution in poetry involving dimensionality during the Avant-Garde in France, including figures such as Guillaume Apollinaire and Pierre Albert-Birot. As a Writing Fellow at Bronx Community College, I help to prepare and present faculty development workshops for faculty who want to teach Writing Intensive courses. Chris Brandon's eportfolio.
Nell Cahill, Writing Fellow
I am a student in the cultural anthropology Ph.D. program at the CUNY Graduate Center. My regional concentrations are the Russian Federation and the United States. I am doing research on transnational adoption, with a particular focus on deaf children. As a Writing Fellow at Bronx Community College, I serve as a liaison between the WAC program and the Writing Center, helping to develop writing resources that will support faculty and students in the classroom. Nell Cahill's eportfolio
Margaret Herman, Writing Fellow
I'm a Ph.D. candidate in art history at the CUNY Graduate Center. In my research work, I specialize in early twentieth-century architecture and urbanism, especially focusing on issues of modernism and international exchange. As a Writing Fellow at Bronx Community College, I help to prepare and present professional development workshops for faculty in the FYS program and faculty teaching Writing Intensive courses. Margaret Herman's eportfolio
Sajjad Lakzian, Writing Fellow
I am a Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics at the Graduate Center, CUNY. My primary research is in Geometry, Topology and Partial Differential Equations. I am also serving as an Adjunct Lecturer at the Bronx Community College. As a Writing Fellow at Bronx Community College, I have been supporting WAC assessment efforts and supporting the development of Writing Intensive curricula for the Math Department.
Sajjad Lakzian's webpage at the Graduate Center
Logan McBride, Writing Fellow